Last modified on 1 October 2014, at 12:31

EnglishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From French -acque, from New Latin -acus, from Ancient Greek -ακός (-akós, -ic), -ακή (-akḗ), -ακόν (-akón).[1]

PronunciationEdit

SuffixEdit

-ac

  1. One affected with.

Derived termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Brown, Lesley, ed. The Shorter Oxford English Dictionary. 5th. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2003.

Serbo-CroatianEdit

Alternative formsEdit

  • (chiefly Kajkavian): -ec

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Slavic *-ьcь.

SuffixEdit

-ac (Cyrillic spelling -ац)

  1. Suffix appended to words to create a masculine noun, usually denoting a profession, follower, age, proper name, feature, plant or animal.

See alsoEdit